WFSS Seeks Operations Support Coordinator - Rochester, NY

Operations Support Coordinator Job Opening

WFSS seeks an Operations Support Coordinator at its Rochester, NY office. The Coordinator will report to the Executive Director and also work with South Sudan country leadership, and Rochester-based Director of Operations in planning and managing South Sudan programs which include: well drilling and rehabilitation, hygiene education and sanitation program. Position is 25-35 hours a week.

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Operations Support Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Procurement activities which may include: purchasing inventory, managing international supply chain and implementing software inventory management process
  • Work with Operations Committee in developing, documenting and maintaining operational procedures
  • Work with Operations Committee in developing preventative maintenance programs/ schedules for drilling equipment and vehicles
  • Work with South Sudan leadership and Operations Director in preparing annual operations budget
  • Support database development as needed
  • Conduct research projects as needed


Candidates must have supply chain and/or engineering/technology experience, and passion for the mission of Water for South Sudan. Two-year degree is desired, or two to five years applicable experience.

In addition, candidates must have demonstrated:

  • Technical problem solving skills
  • Database and Excel experience
  • Excellent computer knowledge and skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Willing to work in close team environment
  • Cross-cultural experience a plus

Application deadline: January 12, 2018.